5Blue visit Coventry Canal Basin

Today we visited the canal basin. We were developing our mapping and comparison skills as part of our Geography learning. While we were there we carried out a litter survey snd some field sketches too.

What are the features of the Coventry Canal?

Tell me some facts about the Coventry Canal basin.

what were the results of your litter survey?

Challenge: Do you think a canal is a type of river? Explain…

18 thoughts on “5Blue visit Coventry Canal Basin

  1. The features of the Coventry Canal are that there are it has a statue of a crane and has a statue of Thimas Brinkley.
    A fact I learned is that it is also used for transport.
    6 cans 8 packets 2 papers and 2 glass bottles.

  2. The features of the Coventry Canal is that they are they are man made and they are waterway also they are used for transport. A fact I have learnt was that the person who made this was called a Thomas Brindley also that it was made in 1768. The grand total of my litter survey was 76 rubbish.

    • Challenge:
      I don’t think a Canal is a type of River because the Canal does not have a source and a River has a source which is the mountains also that the Canal is man made and the River is a physical feature

  3. The feature of the canal is that it has locks ,no source and flat
    It was used for transporting coal long ago
    In total I found 49 pieces of litter
    A canal is not arrived because it is man made,does not have a source and was usually made for transporting goods

  4. What are the features of canal basin?
    1.man made
    2. Used for transportation
    The canal basin was 1768
    It is not a river because if it was a river it would be natural but it is man made.

  5. Features of canal basin
    1.green and dirty
    2.use for transport
    3.locks and dams
    4.man made
    5.the canal was built in 1768 by a company
    6.250 years old
    7.James Brindley built it
    8.opened 1790
    9.boats
    10.for wildlife

  6. What are the features of the Coventry Canal?
    It is man made
    Locks and dams
    Transportation
    Tell me some facts about the Coventry Canal basin.
    Thomas Brice made the Coventry canal ,river Trent ,river Thames and more as soon as he made them he died.
    what were the results of your litter survey?
    6 cans
    8 packets
    2 papers
    7 glass

  7. What are the features of the Coventry Canal?
    1.Can be used for transport.
    2.Are man made.
    3.Are waterways with dams and locks.
    Tell me some facts about the Coventry Canal basin.
    It is 38.5 miles long and was built in 1768.
    what were the results of your litter survey?
    2 crisp packs
    7 bottles
    8 cans
    3 wrappers
    7 glass
    3 food scrap
    Total = 66

  8. What are the features of the Coventry Canal?
    A canal is a man made.
    A canal doesn’t start at a mountain like a river.
    They are also normally flat but if not they are locks or dams.
    Stuff can be transported

    Tell me some facts about the Coventry Canal basin.
    It was created in 1768.
    It had a lot of litter in the canal so animals are killed.
    It is 38.5 miles long.
    What were the results of your little survey?
    5 glass
    7 plastic bottles
    5 paper
    8 cans
    3 sweet rappers
    2 crisp packets
    Grand total = 66

  9. The features of the canal are : there’s wildlife, some boats and it’s man made.
    The canal Is 2000 miles and it’s 250 years old it’s also polluted.
    1 paper
    9 others
    3 food scraps
    2 glass
    2 crisp packets
    6 plastic bottles
    8 sweet rappers
    4 cans

  10. What are the features of the Coventry Canal?
    The features of a canal Boats wildlife man made.
    Tell me some facts about the Coventry Canal basin.
    Facts about the canal is that it’s been polluted it’s also 250 years old
    what were the results of your litter survey?
    2 papers
    6 cans
    Packets 8
    Plastic bottles 5
    Glass 2
    Food scrap 1

  11. What are the features of the Coventry Canal?
    The features of the Coventry Canal is they are man made and the Coventry Canal is used for transport and the Coventry Canal has loads of Dams
    What are some facts about the Coventry Canal basin?
    The Canal was built in 1790
    James Brindley built the Canal
    The Coventry Canal a basin is runs for 38 miles
    Challenge: Do you think a Canal is a type of River?
    I think a Canal is not a River

  12. Features of the Coventry canal are litter, water, man made, transportation, locks and damns and boats.
    The Coventry canal basin was made in 1958 and had so much litter.
    The biggest amount of litter were the cans like Coca Cola.
    A canal is not a type of river because it is man made and a river is a physical feature which is also known as a natural source of water.

  13. I think a canal isn’t a type of river because it’s man made and rivers are natural.
    Some features of the canal are
    They are man made
    Used for transport
    Locks and dams
    The Coventry canal was built in 1768 by the Coventry canal company
    It opened up in 1790

  14. 1. Man made.
    Transportation.
    Lock and dams.

    2. 20 others 7 cans 2 sweet wraps and 2 glass.

    Challenge:
    A canal isn’t a river because it’s man made and a river is physically feature .

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